[scribus] 600 dpi

Ted Powell ted at psg.com
Tue Jun 7 21:37:23 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 04:40:08PM -0400, John Culleton wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 07, 2011 04:25:50 pm Ted Powell wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 04:11:05PM -0400, John Culleton wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, June 07, 2011 09:24:58 am Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > My favorite printer wants 300 dpi for photos and 600 dpi for line art.
> > 
> > FWIW, my HP CLJ 2605dn does up to 1200x1200 black and 600x600 colour,
> > and it's a quite modestly priced machine.
> Printed text is in some form of vector format. To reproduce it crisply 
> requires much higher dpi when it is rasterized late in the prepress 
> processing. For commercial printers 2500+ is common. The reason your desktop 
> printer has the ability to print 1200 x 1200 is for text, not illos.  

The logo I wanted to include in my document was in a vector format, SVG,
but Scribus didn't seem to want to deal with it, so I rasterized it as a
600x600 PNG. Is there some better way I could have handled this?

Ted Powell <ted at psg.com>   http://psg.com/~ted/
The best way to get to know a system is to tinker with it. --leb

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